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in this country to strengthen middle class families? that's how our country, our economy is strongest when a thriving, rising middle class is the engine for growth in this country. that's exactly what we want to do. when you look at sequester the impact on middle class families, what's it going to be, teachers in schools, 13,000 schools -- 13,000 teachers are going to be hit, 6,000 schools. if you look at mental health, if you look at food inspections and you've already heard the devastating list of horribles that the pentagon has said are going to be out there. so the question is, on top of all those things that you just talked about is what is the impact on the middle class? so the question the president is asking is why don't we take a step back, let's fix this in a kind of balanced way the president has proposed and the senate democrats have proposed with a reasonable amount of spending cuts and a reasonable amount of revenue raisers so that we can get this thing done and move on to the business of the country. >> but help me understand because we have a budget. this is -- look at exac
,000 jobs recording a growth rate more than three times that of u.s. economy as a whole. as any corporate leaders in this room can attest, this is a double edged sword. >> white house insists this is not linked to any specific government but says it will apply trade sanctions to discourage any trade secrets theft. >> families of high school students being warned after a eh a blood infection. a 27-year-old diagnosed and it affects the blood. the prints pal alerted them to that infection. officials say there is no outbreak. >> the disease is spread by close contact, me coughing right on you. it's not spread across the room. >> and the doctor posted information symptoms include high fear, vomiting and a stiff neck.[yq we're told the student is doing better. >> police looking for more witnesses and other possible victims in the case of a ta tae kwondo of instructor. he is free on bond. he's worked at the same redwood city academy for 12 years, investigators want to know if there are other possible victims out there. >> police trying to find a thief who stole a package from a door step of a ho
firing on the suburbs. the economy here is devastated. and these shops are empty. there's no tourism. international sanctions are strangling businesses. and there is no end to this war in sight. josh? >> terry, thank you. and he'll be taking an inside look at the battle for damascus and what it means for u.s. national security tonight on "world news" and "nightline." >>> meanwhile, back here at home, new details about a potential motive in the newtown, connecticut, school shooting. gunman adam lanza may have, in fact, been competing with another serial killer. "the hartford courant" newspaper reports authorities found news articleses in lan za's bedroom, about the killing spree in norway, carried out by anders brevik, who bombed buildings at a youth camp, killing 77 people. the investigation is still ongoing. any theory now is purely speculative. >>> and new information on what left the carnival cruise ship stranded in the gulf of mexico last week. forcing 4200 passengers and crew to live on the boot for nearly a week without power and plumbing. the coast guard now blames a leak in a
. it's a concern because of what's going on generally in the economy and with households. a bit of a cash squeeze. the payroll tax came back. and tax refunds have been slower this year than last. and walmart's core customer spends whatever cash comes in. and that seems like it might be squeezing things. gasoline prices on the rise again. a lot of this is coming together. and a concern for the walmart customers. >> is this a walmart problem? or retail in general? >> it seems like walmart's on the front lines of this issue because of their customer base. it seems as if we have our alert pretty much sensitive right now to any weakness in the consumer because of the bigger picture factors that are beyond walmart. >> and the frustration coming up. that could put a damper on the economy. walmart will be releasing their earnings next week for the last quarter. but what does this say about executives? still not learning their lesson about what you can and can't say in e-mails? >> i'm not sure we're ever going to get around that. basically business right now is constructed for rapid resp
: today, the white house planned to focus on the economy. but like the state of the union address, the president's most passionate comments came on gun violence. >> too many of our children are being taken away from us. >> reporter: in chicago, he invoked the memory of hadiyah pendleton, who was gunned down days after performing at the inauguration. >> no law or set of laws can prevent every senseless act of violence in this country. when a child opens fire on another child, there's a hole in that child's heart that government can't fill. >> reporter: earlier, at the white house, raw emotion, as the president honored the adults shot down and killed trying to protect the children of sandy hook elementary school. >> they gave all they had for the most innocent and helpless among us. the courageous heart, the selfless spirit, the inspiring actions of extraordinary americans. extraordinary citizens. >> reporter: bill sherlach blew a kiss to heaven as he accepted the award for his wife, sandy hook's school psychologist mary sherlach. she was killed as she ran toward the shooter. the pr
and to the economy. you likely don't need us to point out the steep hike in gas prices. the average price of a gallon of gas, $3.68, two months straight now price hikes at the pump. want to bring in "gma" host bianna golodryga. who also covers the economy for us. you're looking into the numbers, they're steep. >> and painful. look at the graphics. inr in -- in just the past week, gas prices have been up 13 cents the past month, 42 cents. these price hikes, if they continue, will cost the average family nearly $400 in addition to what they already pay for the year. >> another 400. in the meantime, do we know why they're going up? >> they're going up because oil prices are going up. but it's a puzzle as to why. but this is not a typical time where you see a lot of demand. they are transitioning to different blends. there are people who think this is speculation from investors, but there's not one clear answer as to why. >> you mentioned the blend. that usually happens spring to summer, will we see more hikes? >> that remains a concern. you're right, we usually talk about gas prices going up before memo
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. economy is safer, economy improved people are starting to get back to work. we've created six million jobs in 35 months. we have an opportunity to keep progress growing, but it does require us3@ >>> you're going to hear about what that garden is used for coming up later on but for the moment here at the white house in washington dan
community. reporter: the importance of signs the economy needed a boost got it in president obama's state of the union address. >> a one shotterred warehouse is a lab where they're working on revolutionizing everything. >> the traditional thinking has been if you want to be the next apple, facebook or google, you have to take your idea west. the new thinking, not necessarily so. >> you see the light bulb go on that no longer do we have to say to ourselves silicon valley is the only place to go if i have a startup dream. >> that this prescribe between 1776 which will soon occupy this space in undowntown washington, dc. an example of a tech hub far from silicon valley. >> we talk about being founded by founders, and every city in mrs. has a core strength of having been built largely by entrepreneurs. >> the goal, bringing young companies together on a campus of sorts, creating a community among them and helping them find ways to maximize the city around them, rather than leave home base. >> silicon valley has awesome assets unique too that ecosystem. we -- it's all about how to build a comm
. >> the cuts are not smart, fair, they will hurt or economy, they will add hundreds of thousands of members to the unemployment roles this is not an extract. people will lose their jobs. the unemployment rate could tick up again. >> the congress was out there to get the message with lawmakers on recess so this are no negotiations underway. abc7 news anchor is traveling to washington, dc, right now, for an interview with president obama. he will speak with the president at white house tomorrow. the reports from washington begin tonight at 5:00 right here on abc7 news. >> a lot of tears were shed in south africa today at oscar pistorius' bail hearing and at his girlfriend's funeral. the blade runner is accused of premeditated murder. there are surprising new sames. >> we hear two different stories this morning about what happened inside oscar pistorius' house on valentine's day. the details were only revealed in between brakes in the bail hearing. oscar pistorius broke down sobbing several times forcing the judge to stop the precedings and tell him to compose himself. >> oscar pistorius said
dragging down the overall economy. prices are now rising at the fastest rate since 2005. and in washington, some $85 billion in government spending cuts are due to take effect on march 1st, threatening hundreds of thousands of jobs, unless lawmakers can find a way to compromise. >>> and workers at apple, who long boasted their macs are immune to viruses, have fallen victim to the hackers that hit facebook and twitter. the attack is traced to eastern europe. apple plans to release a software update for mac users. >>> and finally, she is at it again. a dramatic, new eruption at italy's mt. etna, sending a fountain of fire. one might even call it -- >> magma. >> -- shooting into the sky. experts say she may be entering a new period of increased activity. we all want you to know how hard it was to book the tectonic plates for robin's return. to "gma." we got it done. when that crossed the wires yesterday, there was hosanna. >> josh, thanks so much. >>> oscar pistorius, back inside a south african court for the second day of his bail hearing. stunning details being released by police this morni
economy. and space age technology going underground. a robot looking for leaks and keeping our neighborhood safe coming up at 6:00. now back to dan and cheryl. >> see you then. >> oakland lake merit going through quite a makeover. >> officials celebrating the opening of a channel closed off 140 years it will allow boaters in the oldest wildlife preservation to once again paddle from the lake to san francisco bay. >> the section was open today for the first time since the 18 60s. and the city will hold a celebration for this and other improvements later this summer. it's a beautiful day. >> fun to see that. is going to do it for us. wofrld news coming up next. >> from all of us here, thanks for watching. we appreciate your time. we'll see you ag >>> this is "world news," and right now, millions of us are slipping and sliding across highways layered with treacherous ice. watch as this bus careens into a light post. cars trapped on highways, or out of control, and we report from the middle of the storm. >>> showdown. live from iran on the eve of nuclear talks, why some americans a
, someone like him with a college degree would poor more money into the economy. >> the dream act passes, dreamers will earn $148 billion by 2030. so if they are going to earn that much money, that means they are going to spend this much money. >> terrence claims if the dream act doesn't pass, even with a math degree he won't be able to find a good-paying job. >> find a job where someone would pay me under the table, supermarkets, laundry, things like that. >> rick says the dream act would encourage more people to cross the border. >> so everyone who had a thought of wanting to come to the united states is hearing the president and both sides of congress say there's going to be an amnesty, we want to have these people come here and work, they have heard and and heard it and heard it. >> in a recent interview u.c. berkeley roger said universities like u.c. berkeley will continue to help students like terrence. >> these are extraordinarily talented people. and in the current era in california we can't wait for the talent. >> if you want to visit the website go to abc7news.com and click on
people, someone like him with a college degree would poor more money into the economy. >> the dream act passes, dreamers will earn $148 billion by 2030. so if they are going to earn that much money, that means they are going to spend this much money. >> terrence claims if the dream act doesn't pass, even with a math degree he won't be able to find a good-paying job. >> find a job where someone would pay me under the table supermarkets, laundry, things like that. >> rick says the dream act would encourage more people to cross the border. >> so everyone who had a thought of wanting to come to the united states is hearing the president and both sides of congress say there's going to be an amnesty we want to have these people come here and work, they have heard and and heard it and heard it. >> in a recent interview u.c. berkeley roger said universities like u.c. berkeley will continue to help students like terrence. >> these are extraordinarily talented people. and in the current era in california we can't wait for the talent. >> if you want to visit the website go to abc7news.com and clic
of government spending money to deport people, someone like him would pour more money in the economy. >> dreamers will earn $140 billion and if they are going to earn that money they will spend that much. >> if the dream act doesn't pass even with a math degree, he won't be able to find a good paying job. the they say the dream act would encourage more people to cross the border. >> so that everybody had a thought of wanting to come to the united states is hearing the president and both sides of congress say there will be an amnesty. we want the people come here and work. >> in a recent interview, chancellor said universities like u.c. berkeley will continue to help students like terence. >> these are extraordinarily talented people. in the current era with all the challenges we can't waste this talent. if you want to see the entire video, visit our website at abc7news.com and click on "see it on tv". >> carolyn: if you have been enjoying above average temperatures, too bad, they are gone. >> not everyone enjoys them. we need snow and rain but it's been an extended period of above no
and tax increases. the president says the so-called sequester will slow the economy and hurt the middle class. >> are republicans in congress really willing to let these cuts fall on our kids' schools and mental healthcare just to protect loopholes for corporate jet owners? are they willing to splashboarder patrol because they refuse to eliminate tax breaks for big oil company? are they seriously want to inflict more pain on the middle class because they refuse to ask more from those at the very top? >> the up can response says the oil pipeline is one way to create jobs and grow the economy. >>> automatic spending cuts could deeply affect the lives of hundreds of people in the bay area. employees of the faa will be forced to take furlough of at least one day per pay period. passengers could see 90 minute delays at airports and many flights would be cancelled. as many as five bay area control towers could shut down. that's their plan to close as many as 100 airports that have fewer than 150,000 flight operations yearly. at yosemite national park the cuts could mean fewer trash peckups wh
-called sequester will slow the economy and hurt the middle class. >> are republicans in congress really willing to let these cuts fall on our kids' schools and mental healthcare just to protect loopholes for corporate jet owners? are they really willing to slash border patrol because they refuse to eliminate taxbreaks for big oil companies? are they seriously prepared to inflict more pain on the middle class because they refuse to ask more from those at the very top? >> the republican response says the oil pipeline is one way to create jobs and grow the economy. >>> automatic spending cuts could deeply affect the lives of hundreds of people in the bay area. employees of the faa will be forced to take furlough of at least one day per pay period. passengers could see 90 minute delays at airports and many flights would be cancelled. as many as five bay area control towers could shut down. that's their plan to close as many as 100 airports that have fewer than 150,000 flight operations yearly. at yosemite national park the cuts could mean fewer trash pickups, which may affect bears. trail repair an
a merger. office max and office depot have been hit hard by the weak economy, as well as rivals staples and costco. >>> burger king sure isn't loving this. its twitter account was hacked yesterday. for a while, the name and logo were changed to mcdonald's. and the message was sent, saying that burger king had been sold because its signature burger, the whopper, of course, had flopped. when the account was restored, burger king did tweet that it had been, quote, an interesting day. to say the least. >>> and call this the kevin bacon effect applied to the internet. while there are more than 14 billion web pages, they're apparently all connected. a hungarian physicists has been doing some research and claims that any 1 website is separated from any other by 19 clicks or less. while some sites have a few links, search sites and stories act as hubs. >> very interesting. think the worldwide web would be a smaller world than that. 19, huh? >> it is a small world, after all. >> you didn't sing it. i'll give you points for that. >> thank you. serious news we're doing. >>> next on this tuesday mo
because congress is on recess. the president says the cuts will have a catastrophic affect on the economy. >> this is not smart or fair. they will add hundreds of thousands of americans to unemployment rolls. >> dan ashley will be the journalist interviewing the president tomorrow at the white house.omr the report live from washington will begin tonight and then, again air tomorrow rate here on abc 7 news, dan is tweeting at dan ashley abc 7. >> lots of workers, plenty of chain saws and a crane needed to clean up the mess left by a fallen 2003 in diablo. the large oak fell on to a house yesterday damaging two vehicles. here is a look at the tree aift fell yesterday. nobody was hurt. one woman said it sounded like an explosion. >> the city is moving to shut down internet cafes promising cash prizes for users. >> the city council will consider changing it's zoning laws to ban those so called sweep stakes cafes entirely. >> nick smith has more for us. >> alameda county ordered some cafes to shut down. the bureau of gambling control called some of!fww the cave yaiz illegal gambling operation
that are poised to happen next friday. they will hurt our economy, they will add hundreds of thousands of americans to the unemployment rolls. this is not an abstraction. people will lose their jobs. >> reporter: and we now face cuts of $85 billion in one fell swoop. that's less than 3% of the budget, but the white house says virtually everybody will be hurt and will see long lines as tsa agents are furloughed, 1,000 fbi and other law enforcement agents forced off the job and 70,000 preschoolers dropped from the head start program. you'd think that would prompt emergency meetings between congress and the white house, but you'd be wrong. has the president had a single face-to-face meeting with the republican leaders since january 1st about averting these spending cuts? >> i don't have any meetings to read out to you. again, we don't report every meeting, every conversation. >> reporter: in fact, the answer, according to sources on both sides, is that there have been no meetings between the president and republican leaders -- not one. and now virtually everybody agrees that these cuts ar
to the republicans and say this is not going to be good for the economy or ordinary people, but i don't know if they're going to move and that's what we're going have to keep trying to push over the next seven to eight days. and senator mcconnell said, three months after the election, president obama still prefers campaign events to common sense bipartisan action. not a whole lot of hope in those comments. >> it depends on who you listen to at this point. >> it's a mess either way. >>> moving on to this now. president obama meets at the white house today with japan's new leader, prime minister shinzo abe arrived in washington last night poised to discuss economic ties and security concerns, including the latest threats from north korea. abe is also looking to reinforce the u.s.-japan alliance. he's the fifth japanese prime minister during president obama's time in office. >>> after a bitter political fight, chuck hagel now has enough votes to become the nation's next defense secretary. support from long-time republican senator richard shelby put hagel over the top. shelby says "he's probably as good
. still coming up a congressman walks in your shoes learning what cuts could mean to the local economy. >> also tonight space-age technology going under grouchbltd a robot looking for laekz keeping neighborhoods safe. >> politics behind academy wards. film critic explains why the film critic explains why the best picture well, well, well. growing up, we didn't have u-verse. we couldn't record four shows at the same time. in my day, you were lucky if you could record two shows. and if mom was recording her dumb show and dad was recording his dumb show then, by george, that's all we watched. and we liked it! today's kids got it so good. [ male announcer ] get u-verse tv for just $19 a month for 1 year when you bundle tv and internet. rethink possible. >>> san francisco international airport could be one of the airports's hardest hit bit spending cuts due to go into affect next week. transportation secretary today said sfo with airports in new york and chicago would experience delays up to 90 minutes when the government is forced to furlough air traffic controllers they're expected to be
the keystone xl pipeline to grow the economy. >> spending cuts to affect the lives of hundreds of people in the bay area. employees of the saa will be forced to take a furlough of at least one day per pay period. passengers on could see 90 minute delays. as many as 5 bay area air traffic control towers could be shut down part of the plan to close hundred airports that have fewer than 150,000 flight operations. at yosemite park cuts could mean fewer trash pick-ups that bears would be attracted to the area. trail repair and maintenance could be scaled back, as well. republicans have dismissed all of the warnings as exaggerations >>> the streets and sidewalks around the dolby theater in hollywood as crews prepare for the oscars. hollywood boulevard has been shut down to allow construction fan bleachers and setup. there will be a special tribute to james bond. the films that are based on novels have been international hits for five decades. skyfall is up for five oscars this year. >> bond is back. this time a secret agent in films like gold finger will be honored along those gold statues. >>
the economy and the effects of the american and u.s. airways big merger. >>> a major distillery has heard your protests. maker's mark bourbon will not be rusie inine ining -- reducin alcohol content. beginning this morning, bottles will be back to 90 proof. the company heard thousands of bourbon drinkers. >> glad they got my letters. glad they did. well done, fellas. >>> the latest "diehard" movie lived well. opening as the top film at the weekend box office. "a good day to die hard" is the fifth installment in the bruce willis action series that, believer it or not, began in 1988, 25 years ago. and sweetly, it took in $25 million over the weekend. "identity thief" right behind at $23 million. and "safe haven" in third. with $21 million. yippee ki-ya once again for bruce willis. >>> coming up next on this monday, the shocking slap. an airline passenger hitting the toddler next to him. now he's out of a job. >>> and from kobe to king james, an all-star wrap-up from the nba. opinion [ male announcer ] how do you measure happiness? by the armful? by the barrelful? the carful? how about...by the b
results on the u.s. economy. so she clearly, even though congress is in recess until monday, putting a great deal on congressional republicans for when they return to washington to get a deal done as soon as possible. >> carolyn: sequestration the major topic, is that what you plan to speak with the president tomorrow? >> reporter: no doubt, i will ask him about sequestration and it affects all of us if these spending cutting into effect. i hope to talk to him about a number of other issues, the nation's infrastructure, roads and bridges. he talked about that some in the state of the union. i want to ask him about his immigration policy and some of the plans he has to deal with allowing illegal immigrants a path to citizenship. a variety of topics, education if we have time and a chance to talk with several cabinet secretaries about some of the issues that are affecting the nation and california. so there is a lot to talk about tomorrow. i'll have reports tomorrow and you can follow me on twitter at dan ashley abc7. a big day tomorrow. i look forward to having a chance to speak to th
ticket prices this year because the economy is so sluggish. airlines are aware they are under scrutiny because of the pending merger between american and us airways and critics say it could lead to higher ticket prices. maker's mark backed off a plan to reduce alcohol content of bourbon to stretch supplies during a shortage. the company was going to thin out the bourbon using water bringing it from 90 proof to 84 proof. after getting a lot of reaction from people despite saying you would not be able to tell the flavor difference, they had to pick off and they will continue to have 90 proof maker's mark. >> call off the protests, eric. >> i am not a bourbon drinker. >> good to answer the customer complaints. >> now from lemonade to hot chocolate. >> well, what about hard lemon made. >> we go from summer drinkors spring drinks back to winter drinks, nice, kristen, coming up on 6:19, and you can see from mount tamalpais, with pockets of sunshine. live doppler 7 hd shows it is dry this morning. the next storm comes in from the northwest. look at the visibility, in novato at zero, so it is
. >>> also this morning, the costly computer crimes costing the american economy hundreds of billions of dollars a year. the fingers are pointing at china, as the white house announces plans to fight the hackers. >>> and this is crazy. why hand sanitizer is being singled out in a fire that severely burned an 11-year-old girl. wait until you hear how something so common turned into something so hazardous. you think you're doing the right thing, killing the germs, all the dirt in our workplace and homes and something like that happens. that story is crazy. >> and where it happened is also crazy. >>> and later on, clyde davis, his tell-all book, his big secrets, and a singing star who has a few choice words for him. that's coming up in "the skinny." >> he's having a little battle with a well-known singer. "nightline" revealed an interesting tidbit from his personal life. >> we'll get to all of that. >>> but first, crews are working through the overnight hours at the scene of that explosion and the fire in downtown kansas city. >> they brought in cadaver dogs just as a precaution, since t
economic sanction also cripple the economy enough and that perhaps is what will cause iran to cave and get back to the table and maybe pave the way for progress here. >> but there is disheartening news out of tehran. there's high-tech machines that have been installed in their nuclear site that can accelerate the production of warheads. that's happening now. so there are talks coming up at the end of february. hopefully, we can come to some kind of resolution. the next thing that might happen there are some air strikes. >> a big question mark. >> we don't want that. >>> coming up next, oscars by the numbers. >> the 85th academy awards in just three days. what's your guess on the oldest nominee, the youngest, the tallest, the shortest? all that coming up next. >> announcer: "world news now" >>> the academy awards could draw a record audience sunday night, especially with seth macfarlane as host. >> if it does, it would go into the record books for sure. abc's bill weir takes a look at the oscars by the numbers. >> it's been 84 years. >> reporter: close, gloria stewart. the oscars' oldest no
. both have been battered by a weak economy and online competition, as well. six years ago, regulators blocked office depot and staples from merging because it would be too big. but there's more competition now from big box stores and from the internet, as well. office max, office depot. they're similar enough they can get together. >> staples could jump in there, too. >>> if you were watching yesterday morning at this time, you know we told you about a guy who ran sunday's marathon in texas carrying two tires on his shoulders. >> meet nicholas from pennsylvania. next monday, the 9-year-old will run a full marathon in antarctica, and he's doing it for a good cause. >> ultimately he wants to run a marathon in all seven continents. and while he's doing it, he's raising money for operation warm which provides winter coats for underprivileged children. which was funded, by the way, by his grandfather. this is incredible. there's a sound bite where he says, all he wants to do is meet the penguins. >> that's rough terrain for that little dude. pack warmly, that's for sure. >> his dad is a do
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